The quote of the week this morning comes to you from Emmanuel Acho’s new book Illogical: Saying Yes to a Life Without Limits. So far, this book has been pushing me in ways I didn’t see coming. Acho’s raw honesty has really been speaking to me and I appreciate the passionate way he writes.
The quote I want to share with you talks a little bit about fear, faith and courage. It’s found in the chapter entitled “Childlike Faith.” It reads as follows:
“IT’S OUR FEAR.” Fear can hold me back from more than I even realize. It takes courage to do a new thing, to take one step further into being to that beautiful, loving, hopeful version of myself. If I don’t have the courage to make a change, change will not happen. To let fear rule seems like a lonely, sad, neurotic way to go through life, when instead life could be fully experienced through courage and love.
So, I am going to try a little more each day to believe in myself. To be courageous and loving to myself and others. To put in motion the task of tackling something meaningful to me head-on instead of letting the fear of failure stop me from even trying.
Trying to choose courage over fear,